An 8 verse poem is available at the foot of the page.
A poem can be a thoughtful gift for a birthday, anniversary, retirement or thank you for a loved one or friend.
My poetry is written to be uplifting and evocative, reminding the reader or listeners of the joys of the Poppy Line.
My poems have been very well received by readers of all ages and backgrounds.
EMAIL – Please remember to check your spam/junk folder. The email will be sent as a PDF file. The 8 verse poem will be sent as 2 A4 pages unless an A3 format is requested.
CARD – Printed on 240 gsm high quality PLAIN linen textured white or ivory, A4 or A3 card (no jug or flowers). The poem is placed in a protective cellophane wrapper and posted flat in a cardboard backed envelope (A4) or rolled in a tube (A3).
PAPER SCROLL & PRESENTATION BOX – Printed on 100 gsm high quality linen textured ivory matte A4 paper, tied with navy ribbon in an ivory card presentation box. The 8 verse poem will be printed on 2 sheets of A4 paper.
Poems can be personalised with the names, dates and words of your choosing, up to a maximum of 50 characters (including spaces). A contact form displays after payment (about 10 seconds) for your choice as to personalised or unpersonalised.
FREE delivery within the UK via Royal Mail 1st Class.
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|Digital Download – 5 verses||£13.95|
|Digital Download – 8 verses||£16.95|
|White A4 print – 5 verses||£17.95|
|Ivory A4 Print – 5 verses||£17.95|
|White A3 Print – 8 verses||£20.95|
|Ivory A3 Print – 8 verses||£20.95|
|A4 Paper Scroll & Presentation Box – 5 verses||£21.95|
|A4 Paper Scroll & Presentation Box – 8 verses||£24.95|
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Pulling away from Sheringham station, a coastal panorama unfolds of
yellow gorse on an undulating golf course and silver tinted blue sea,
the metallic double clunk and ringing bell of the vintage ruby red
and black Tyler token system, issuing the single track token key.
Alongside the line, reminiscent of a Monet painting, a profusion of wild
flowering scarlet poppies embroider a field of ripening golden wheat,
a B12 locomotive in LNER apple green waits for the uniformed guard
to blow the ‘all aboard’ whistle, radiating a shimmering wave of heat.
The neat columns of small bold black print advertising hourly arrival and
departure times of steam trains on the yellowing Victorian timetable,
attached with knotted cream string on the handle of a chestnut brown
old fashioned leather suitcase, a handwritten cursive address label.
Glamorous Art Deco railway posters advertise national holiday locations
during the Golden Age Of Steam, the style and colours vibrant and bold,
passing through heathland, a locomotive discharges billowing clouds of
white grey smoke which faithfully follows the train on a day frosty and cold.
The Black Prince 9F stationary at horizontal red and white track signals
waiting patiently to proceed, striking and workmanlike in glossy black,
the nostalgic sound of a musical steam driven whistle carried on transient
light south westerly wind travels a mile down the curving narrow track.
The rich golden brown wooden elegance of four meticulously restored
Gresley Quad-Art railway carriages, pure decadence class,
encased in an original LNER emerald green and cream multi-paned
signal box, long levers for track and signals tipped with polished brass.
The footbridge at The Poppy Line’s beautifully preserved station at
Weybourne offers glorious views of windmill, railway track and sea,
on a summer’s day at a steam gala watching visiting trains surrounded
with the evocative smell of coal smoke, the perfect place to be.